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Top job! Chair of the Commission

  • Full time
  • £72,483 – £86,928
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th December 2021

  • Advertised from 17th November 2021


The Scottish Human Rights Commission’s role is to promote widespread awareness, understanding of, and respect for human rights.

We are looking for a talented individual to be the next full-time Chair of the Commission. You will have a proven track record of promoting human rights and significant experience of leading an organisation and delivering results.

The appointment is for a fixed term of 6 years. The salary scale is £72483 - £ 86928

The Commission is based in Edinburgh.

Application notes

For an application pack including full details of the requirements-


Email –

Telephone – 07769915863

For BSL users, please call via –

Write to – The Scottish Parliament, Officeholder Services, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon, 7 December 2021